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Council adopts resolution including references to security of tenure – Newsletter # 45

The UN Human Rights Council adopted, in its 25th session, a resolution on adequate housing, including references to security of tenure. Read more!

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Council adopts resolution including references to security of tenure

The UN Human Rights Council adopted, in its 25th session, a resolution on adequate housing, including references to security of tenure, the topic of the Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik’s final thematic report.

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Viet Nam land grabbing case needs to be urgently addressed – UN human rights experts

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts on Wednesday called on the Vietnamese Government to intervene urgently in a case of forced eviction of the last remaining residents of Con Dau.

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Countries and organizations address the reports presented at the Human Rights Council

Read the statements of the 32 countries and 6 organizations that addressed the reports’ presentation.

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Security of tenure: collaborate with the debate! Send us documents, articles, reports, information about practices for recognition and promotion of security of tenure for urban poor in your country!

This questionnaire is designed primarily to obtain information for the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing’s ongoing study on security of tenure for urban poor and the most vulnerable, including questions related to informal settlements.

In your country, are there bank credit to finance housing for low-income populations? What has been the impact of these programmes on the right to adequate housing for these individuals and communities? How has the recent financial crisis affected these programmes?

What impact does the promotion of sports mega-events, like the Olympics or the World Cup, cause on the right to housing in cities?

We will publish in the next months an informative material on mega-events and right to housing, then we decided to open this topic of discussion for you to share your opinion and experiences on the issue. You can also send documents, studies, articles, news stories and reports.

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Train the unemployed to build for the homeless - The issue is really the affordability and quality of homes At moladi we combine economic development with social development when delivering houses. We believe in training the unemployed skills necessary to build quality homes, creating much needed jobs - This brings us back to basics -…
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The issue is really the affordability and quality of homes At moladi we combine economic development with social development when delivering houses. We believe in training the unemployed skills necessary to build quality homes, creating much needed jobs - This brings us back to basics - JOBS FOOD SHELTER - This formulae allows funds to be…
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Read below the summary (in English) of the European consultation on security of tenure. [file]http://direitoamoradia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Summary European Consultation on Security of Tenure.pdf[/file]
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Read below the working paper that served as base for the humanitarian aid and security of tenure consultation. http://direitoamoradia.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Roundtable-Working-Paper.pdf

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